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An urban health department reports the infant mortality rate of the city in the past year. This value corresponds
to which of the following?


A. The number of deaths during the past year from all causes divided by the total population

B. The number of deaths occurring after the first 4 weeks of life and before the first birthday divided by
the total number of live births

C. The number of deaths occurring until the first birthday divided by the total number of live
births

D. The number of deaths occurring within the first 4 weeks of life divided by the total number of births

E. The number of deaths occurring within the first 4 weeks of life divided by the total number of live
births
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An urban health department reports the infant mortality rate of the city in the past year. This value corresponds
to which of the following?


A. The number of deaths during the past year from all causes divided by the total population

B. The number of deaths occurring after the first 4 weeks of life and before the first birthday divided by
the total number of live births

C. The number of deaths occurring until the first birthday divided by the total number of live
births

D. The number of deaths occurring within the first 4 weeks of life divided by the total number of births

E. The number of deaths occurring within the first 4 weeks of life divided by the total number of live
births
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C. The number of deaths occurring until the first birthday divided by the total number of live
births
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Infant mortality rate:-
The number of deaths occurring until the first birthday divided by the total number of live birth.
Postnatal mortality rate :-
The number of deaths occurring after the first 4 weeks of life and before the first birthday divided by the total number of live births .
Neonatal mortality rate :-
The number of deaths occurring within the first 4 weeks of life divided by the total number of live births .
Crude mortality rate :-
The number of deaths divided by total population .
Crude birth rate :-
The number of live birth divided by total population size .
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Its out of 1000 live birth...
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